VideoSift shared a 17.5 minutes YouTube video showing "Hollywoods History of Faking It | The Evolution of Greenscreen Compositing -- Go inside the history of the travelling mattes (now called chromakey) and learn the history of visual trickery
TechHive shared a fifteen/15 pages screen capture/shot gallery showing "Relive the 1990s with these ancient, still-functioning websites ... The 1990s were also when most of the public first encountered all the digital magic the 'World Wide Web' (WWW) had to offer. The Internet has been through a lot in the subsequent decades, but you can still visit a number of stubborn vestiges of these primordial days.
MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."
This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/
Deconstruction Zone -- Building Bridges and Supercomputers Is Tough, but Demolishing Them Is Just as Hard.Submitted by ant on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 4:17pm. Art/Design | History | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Sight Seeings | Technology | Transportation/Travel | Work
History venerates the builders of great bridges, dams, and towers. But rare are commemorative plaques for the un-builders--those charged with the equally heroic task of dismantling those grand structures, once they become dowdy, obsolete, or downright dangerous.
Should Ant finally dump the 10+ years old Windows XP Pro. SP3 installation & install 64-bit Windows 7 HPE during Xmas 2013 week?Submitted by ant on Sat, 12/21/2013 - 7:10pm. General Computing | History | New Version/Update/Upgrade | Personal | Shopping | Software | Technology | Windows
This 27 pages NetworkWorld slide show (one ugly Deslide web page with thumbnails) shows that "Some logos are much more than meets the eye. A company's logo serves many important functions. Over time, a well-designed logo creates familiarity, brand trust, loyalty, and can even become become an signifier of quality...